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Common food additive found to affect gut microbiota

May 27, 2019

University of Sydney research provides new evidence that nanoparticles, which are present in many food items, may have…
Did you know that you consume titanium dioxide every day? It is not good for your gut

May 20, 2019

Our food is full of various additives. They are controlled and monitored by institutions that have to ensure…
Solving a 75-Year-Old Mystery Might Provide a New Source of Farm Fertilizer

November 28, 2018

The solution to a 75-year-old materials mystery might one day allow farmers in developing nations to produce their…
Unraveling titanium dioxide’s self-cleaning ability

August 24, 2018

Titanium dioxide is one of several minerals that are self-cleaning; they use energy from the sun to convert…
Hubble Observes Exoplanet that Snows Sunscreen

October 27, 2017

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has found a blistering hot planet outside our solar system where it “snows” sunscreen.…
For first time, researchers measure forces that align crystals and help them snap together

April 30, 2017

Understanding crystal growth is important for designing new materials Like two magnets being pulled toward each other, tiny…
Advantage for Catalysts: Water

April 16, 2017

Researchers resolve key question on titanium oxide, water interactions RICHLAND, Wash. – When a molecule of water comes…
Common Nanoparticle has Subtle Effects on Oxidative Stress Genes

May 12, 2016

A nanoparticle commonly used in food, cosmetics, sunscreen and other products can have subtle effects on the activity…
The world of titanium dioxide: Market dialogue and breakthrough

July 14, 2014

Products employing titanium dioxide as a photocatalyst are becoming more and more common in everyday life. The very…
Novel nanoparticle production method could lead to better lights, lenses, solar cells

June 18, 2014

Sandia National Laboratories has come up with an inexpensive way to synthesize titanium-dioxide nanoparticles and is seeking partners…
No, metal oxide nanoparticles in your food won’t kill you

June 5, 2014

Drink without worry. tambako, CC BY Recently the American publication Mother Jones published an article on the dangers of food laced with…
Cleaning air with roof tiles: Titanium dioxide coating removes 97 percent of smog-causing nitrogen oxide

June 5, 2014

A team of University of California, Riverside’s Bourns College of Engineering students created a roof tile coating that when applied…
Tiny Step Edges, Big Step for Surface Science

April 17, 2014

Experiments at the Vienna University of Technology can explain the behaviour of electrons at tiny step edges on…
On titanium oxide catalyst, certain atoms and molecules flee when light appears

March 19, 2014

On the surface of a popular catalyst, certain atoms and molecules flee when light appears   Results: Long thought…
Enhanced attachment of single platinum atoms on oxygen vacancies in titanium oxide surfaces

December 30, 2013

Platinum (Pt) is well known as a noble metal which is utilized in many applications ranging from industry…
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